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1.      Complete application online or pick up an application in person at Human Resources located in City Hall College Park City Hall 3667 Main St. College Park, GA  30337

2.      Candidate must be 21 years of age at the time of completing the application

       Physical Agility Test

a.      All tasks will be demonstrated at the time of the test and are available online. Admission to this test is conditioned on the candidate's physician signing a form releasing the City from liability and all other documents being completed. This is a time-sensitive 1 day pass or fail test but the number of testing days varies based on the number of applicants tested.

Watch the College Park Physical Agility Test.

4.       Written examination administered.

a.      The written examination consists of a multiple-choice aptitude test that may include measures of mechanical ability, ability to comprehend written materials and the ability to interpret a report

b.      Top scoring applicants shall progress to the oral interview.

c.       This test is administered in 1 day and results should be received within 2 to 3 weeks.

5.       Oral interview(s) conducted.

6.      Background check administered.
a.      This check involves reports from law enforcement agencies, Department of Motor Vehicles 7 years, past and present employers, personal references, etc.

b.      This process takes 2 weeks depending on number of applicants and findings.

c.       Applicants are fingerprinted

d.      The electronic process takes 1-3 days for results to arrive.

7. Chief’s interview conducted.
a. One on one interview with Fire Department Chief.

8.   Conditional job offer
a.      Based on their final ranking after the physical ability exam, written exam, oral interview and chief’s interview.

9.   Medical exam/drug screening is conducted with the city Doctor

10.   Job offer is made to the applicants pending all of the above is completed and in order

11.   City Employee orientation
a.      Conducted by Human Resources to explain benefits and salary.

12.    Fire Academy

12-14 weeks Fire Training and 7-9 months of A-EMT school.  Must pass both.

13.    Emergency Medical Technician

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician certification must be obtained within 90 days of successful completion of an assigned State of Georgia approved EMT program.

Candidates shall have no more than (3) three opportunities to successfully pass the National Registry Exam within a 90 day period. The 90 day period shall begin the following day after completion of the assigned EMT class.

14.    Probationary period
One year and may be extended.

College Park City Hall
3667 Main St.
College Park, GA 30337
Phone: (404) 767-1537